Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA
 37.44°N 79.62°W (Elev. 2631 ft)
10:00 am EDT May 26, 2016
10am EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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